Dylan Balliett Wants to Introduce You to His Dylan-Guys
The illustrator and comic book artist walks us through his vision of a world that’s both musical and anti-Seussical.
D’Arcy Carden Will Tickle Your Funny Bone
The actress best-known as a bubbly tour guide in heaven is learning a lot from playing non-human.
Grapetooth Built the Table They’re Sitting At
Twin Peaks’ Clay Frankel and Home-Sick’s Chris Bailoni decided to make a group casually, even though the music ended up sounding anything but.
Lala Lala Finds Her Feet
On Lillie West’s debut for Hardly Art, her recent sobriety and a newfound gratitude for life stand resiliently among Chicago’s freaky music scene.
boygenius Are Compatible, Not Comparable
Unlike most supergroups, the debut EP from the songwriting team of Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, and Lucy Dacus invites listeners to hear each artist as an individual.
Nnamdi Ogbonnaya’s Rubber-Hose Raps Are Fit for Saturday Mornings
With a musical portfolio as diverse as it is outlandish, the Chicago-based rapper and multi-instrumentalist rightly insists that you could never be a Nnamdi.
Situating the In-Joke Canvases of Morgan Blair
Between the dregs of Craigslist’s free-stuff listings and “Seinfeld”‘s most obscure moments, there’s always something familiar in the imagery of the NYC-based artist’s work.
The Dueling Talents of Lola Kirke
Now splitting her time between acting and music, the “Gemini” star is conducting to her own tune.
Courtney Marie Andrews Writes Country Music with a Worldly Perspective
Once a touring member of Jimmy Eat World, the Phoenix-born country artist recalls her maturation from emo to emotional.
Hop Along Make Contact with the Outside World
Frances Quinlan’s decreasingly solo project shifts toward total collaboration on their third album, “Bark Your Head Off, Dog.”
Bonny Doon Are Who They’re Supposed to Be
For their second full-length (and debut on Woodsist), the Detroit folk-rock quartet stopped thinking too much and just went to the beach instead.
Nothing Can Crack Forth Wanderers
Even with members scattered across different cities and schools, Forth Wanderers just keeps getting tighter.
Sunita Mani Defies Comfort Zones
From stilt-walking to viral rap videos, your guess as to where the “GLOW” star will appear next is as good as ours.
The Joyously Sad World of Anna Burch’s Bummer Pop
The Detroit-based singer/songwriter juxtaposes buoyant instrumentation with heavy subject matter on her solo debut, “Quit the Curse.”
The Emotional Ingredients of Blue Hawaii
The Montreal pop duo experiments with optimistic themes on their latest musical cocktail.
Exchanging Ideas with The JuJu
Nico Segal’s Chicago quartet is exploring what jazz music can and should be in 2017.
Sinziana Velicescu’s Peripheral World
Rather than avoiding the ordinary details of our landscape, the LA photographer is focusing on them—and abstracting them into something new.
The Nominal Potency of Omni
Don’t call it slacker rock, but the Atlanta trio provide only the bare minimum.